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Title:  Corporate Affairs Manager (Taipei)

Job ID:  73546
Country:  Taiwan
City:  Taipei City
Professional area:  Corporate Affairs & Communications
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Taipei City, TPQ, TW, 0000


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International and we believe in freedom. We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. In fact, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries.

But our business isn’t just business. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe when they’re free to be themselves, grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 87% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, eight years running

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

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Corporate Affairs Manager will ensure the anticipation and assessment of change in the political, legislative, and regulatory environment which create commercial risk and competitive opportunity for the company in the market, and for the development and implementation of strategies and programs which minimize risk and maximize advantage in a responsible, proactive manner. The incumbent must deliver approved JTI views and positions to key political and regulatory stakeholders, in line with JTI’s policy of providing practical, meaningful solutions to public policy issues and challenges. The incumbent must ensure that all Corporate Affairs activities are in line with JTI’s Code of Conduct and Operating Guidelines.


What will you do?


  • You will assess political, legislative and regulatory developments to anticipate and shape changes or trends in the Operating Environment that will create commercial risk and competitive advantage. Ensure that these developments are communicated immediately to the Market Corporate Affairs Lead, Corporate Affairs and Communications Director, and as required, to the General Manager and members of the market Excom
  • Conduct constructive dialogue with senior level external stakeholders by demonstrating a thorough understanding of political and legislative process, including the mechanisms through which draft laws and other regulatory instruments are designed, introduced and debated. Identify the specific timing and channels through which JTI can present its views and positions, or through which JTI can provide practical, meaningful solutions in a responsible, proactive manner
  • Build positive working relationships with key external stakeholders and proactively seek opportunities for collaboration. Utilize the stakeholder map to monitor and assess the development of public and regulatory policy, and to develop effective strategies to ensure that JTI’s views and positions are communicated in a timely, effective, and consistent manner. Ensure that all Corporate Affairs programs are regularly assessed against agreed performance criteria and objectives
  • Develop, recommend and manage approved political and regulatory strategies to ensure that the company’s positions, views and potential solutions are presented in a timely, effective and consistent manner
  • Build collaborative working relationships with internal stakeholders to provide CA support and deliver on business and CA&C objectives


Who are we looking for?


  • A University or above. Major in Legal/Politics/PR. Postgraduate degree a plus.
  • At least 5-8 years working with multi-national companies or government related associations with Corporate Affairs or legislation experience
  • Has strong political network and stakeholder engagement
  • Fluent in English and Mandarin 
  • Proven leadership and influencing skills
  • Can effectively communicate with various organizational functions
  • Willing to work in Taipei, Taiwan



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